The standard includes protection against intentional damage as well as accidental losses and damage to information assets, such as financial information, business confidential data (patents, etc.), personal data and data that you have access to via third parties.
Accessibility measures are also covered – the purpose is that employees and customers must have controlled access to accurate information while unauthorized persons should not be given the opportunity to access and see or distort it. In the same way as for quality and the environment, the systematics required, both in operational processes and in strategic planning and follow-up.
Benefits of a certification according to ISO 27001
If you certify by your management system, you will gain increased trust from stakeholders, customers, employees, owners and third parties. increased security against loss, that important information comes into the wrong hands (information is classified as an increasingly important asset within many companies). reduced risk of injury – related to the brand or the company’s reputation – Brand risk is one of the most serious risks for many companies today.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – which came into force on May 25, 2018 – constitutes a subset of what a company needs to work with in the information security area. The requirements in ISO 27001 go beyond these because the standard covers all information assets and not just personal data.
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